Department of Theology and Religious Studies

Theology: learning; teaching; research

As one of the leading theological departments in the UK we enjoy an international reputation for excellence in research and teaching.

We offer a range of stimulating courses reflecting academic expertise in areas including philosophy of religion and ethics, Christian theology and culture, biblical studies, religious history, Islam and Judaism.

Frances Knight, Head of Department

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New Featured Video

New video available to view now - 'Why Study Lurianic Kabbalah with Agata Beilik-Robson': Agata Bielik-Robson, Professor of Jewish Studies, looks at the tradition of speculation that can be traced to Rabbi Isaac Luria (1534-72) – and especially the notion of 'tsimtsum' [the contraction of God] – and its importance for modern philosophy.

Dr Simeon Zahl joining the Department of Theology and Religious Studies

Dr Simeon Zahl will be joining the department on 1 April as Assistant Professor in Systematic Theology, replacing Dr Simon Oliver.

Special offer on Frances Knight's new book

Special offer on Frances Knight's new book
Claim your online discount for 'Victorian Christianity at the Fin de Siècle: The Culture of English Religion in a Decadent Age'.

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Upcoming events

Postgraduate Conference - 'Magic'

This study day looks to foster the aims of the Centre for Bible, Ethics and Theology among postgraduate students from all areas of theological study, as well as from the broader academic community. With the theme of 'Magic', papers will interact with a biblical text(s) through the lens of the student's primary discipline.

Firth Memorial Lecture 2016: Rowan Williams, Baron Williams of Oystermouth and former Archibishop of Canterbury

11 - 12/04/2016
University of Nottingham
Rowan Williams wlll deliver the 2016 Firth Lectures, 11th and 12th April 2016

CoTP Workshop - Metaphysics: First Philosophy after the Analytic-Continental Divide

The Centre for Theology and Philosophy (CoTP) in the Department of Theology and Religious Studies hosts a workshop, 'Metaphysics: First Philosophy after the Analytic-Continental Divide'.

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Department of Theology and Religious Studies

University of Nottingham
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Nottingham, NG7 2RD

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